Elsie Lloyd Walsh

Elsie Lloyd Walsh, 83 Scranton, Pa.


Born March 5, 1932 died March 20,2015.


The daughter of Herbert Lloyd and Hilda Miller.


Preceded in death by her late husband, Paul J. Walsh, her son Gerald P. Walsh, whom died 37 years ago this day and her companion Anthony Savitsky.


Surviving are two sisters Frieda Morris, Pensacola, Florida, and Phyllis Wedlock, Scranton, Pa. Along with her children, Paul and wife Shirley Androski Walsh, North Carolina Janet Butka and companion Ali Tanha, Scranton, Deborah Newtz O’neil, Old Forge, (caregiver- Jeannie Franko, Scranton, David and wife Karen Fricovsky Walsh, Scranton, Timothy and wife Laurie Zenker Walsh, Scranton, William Walsh, Scranton, Ronald and wife Kim Wigley Walsh, Scranton, Gloria Healy and husband John, North Carolina, grandchildren and great grandchildren.


Many people say there is nothing like a mothers love and it’s true. Elsie was a wonderful person whom shown love and compassion to everyone and held faith in the lord until the end. She was caring and beautiful inside and out. She loved life, her family and her friends. With a real zest for life she loves to dance,paint, play cards and crochet. She has been a life long member of Jackson Street Baptist church. She loved to travel and enjoyed life immensely. Her happiness was being surrounded with the love of her family and being together, hosting and entertaining. Family and friends were her passion and delight.


The family wishes to thank all those whom have cared for her in her toughest times throughout the years. She had been blessed being a heart transplant recipient since December 11, 1990, which gave her 25 bonus years and quality of life with those around her.
She has given so much inspiration to many and was a miraculous woman.

Funeral services will be held Monday at 10am in the Vanston and James Funeral Home 1401 Ash St. Scranton with services by Rev.’s Michael Sunseri, Corey Houser and Jack Munley.


Friends may call Sunday from 2-6pm in the funeral home.


Interment, Fairview Memorial Park,  Elmhurst.


For directions, to share a memory or to leave a condolence please visit www.vanstonandjames.com


Arrangements have been entrusted to and are under the care and direction of Robert C. Jones, Funeral Director. 


  1. Judy Taylor Tomlinson

    Dear Janet

    I am so very sorry for your loss,you were bso blessed to have her for all those wondeful years.Life is strange you lost a mom and a brother on the same day,i lost my mom on the same day and both our moms were members of the same church,we gratuated together and refound our friendship after all these years.May your mom find peace in the arms of the angels .God bless you.

    Love Judy

  2. Mary Ann Savitski

    To: Jeannie, Gloria, Frieda and all of Elsies’s family my heartfelt sympathies & prayers are with you, Elsie was a wonderful lady loved her dearly. I will always remember all the wonderful holidays, parties and many dinners spent with her and Tony (my Father-in-law.)God will keep her in his light and hold her dearly in his arms. May she rest always in his love. Hope too see you Sunday. God Bless.

  3. Valerie Wheeler

    Dear Jeannie and all, so sorry to hear of your loss. I was so very fond of your mom. She was always sweet no matter how she was feeling that day.
    I hope all your wonderful memories sustain you during this sad time.
    I am very grateful for having gotten to know all of you and sorry that I lost touch.
    Love, Val

  4. Christi Maxwell

    Dear Karen Walsh and Family,

    Sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  5. Mickey Denayer

    I am so very sorry. Your family is in my prayers.

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